Results, Ridings & Candidates
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008 1:11 AM EST||239/239 polls|
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Riding profile: Riding in heart of Quebec. Drummond contains the municipalities of Drummondville, Saint-Charles-de-Drummond, Saint-Edmond-de-Grantham, Saint-Eugène, Saint-Germain-de-Grantham, Saint-Majorique-de-Grantham and Saint-Nicéphore.
Riding history: Riding re-established in 1890 election. In redistribution before 1989 election, lost nine per cent of voters to Richmond, and in 1992, added St- Eugène polls from Johnson riding (679 electors).
Political history: 1960-1973 inclusive - LIB 1976, 1981 - PQ 1985, 1989 - LIB 1994, 1998, 2003 - PQ 2007 - ADQ
1995 sovereignty referendum: Yes - 57.65 per cent; No - 42.35 per cent
Language breakdown: English: 1 per cent French: 98.2 per cent Other: 0.8 per cent Source: 2001 Statistics Canada census
Liberal Robert Malouin defeated Parti Créditiste's Marcel Joyal.
1976 and 1981
Parti Québécois's Michel Clair won in 1976 and 1981. Appointed minister of revenue, September 1979; appointed minister of transport, April 1981; appointed president of Treasury Board and minister responsible for administration and minister responsible for the Year of the Youth, March 1984; minister of energy and resources, October 1985.
Liberal Jean-Guy St-Roch defeated Parti Québécois's Clair by 102 votes.
Liberal St-Roch defeated Parti Québécois's Bernard Loiselle. Resigned from Liberal caucus on Sept. 3, 1992, to sit as an Independent.
Parti Québécois's Normand Jutras defeated Liberal Jacques Arel.
Parti Québécois's Jutras defeated Liberal Céline LeMaire. Appointed minister of public security, Jan. 30, 2002; minister of justice, Oct. 29, 2002.
Parti Québécois's Jutras defeated Liberal Jean Courchesne.
Action Démocratique du Québec's Sébastien Schneeberger defeated Parti Québécois's Jutras.
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|Updated: Dec. 9, 2008, 1:11 AM EST|
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